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throng / [unvoicedth]rông; [unvoicedth]räng/ • n. a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals: he pushed his way through the throng a throng of birds. • v. [tr.] (of a crowd) fill or be present in (a place or area): a crowd thronged the station the streets are thronged with people. ∎  [intr.] flock or be present in great numbers: tourists thronged to the picturesque village.